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Girlfriend here can call the police and report the car missing.They likely have the vehicle at police impound.They will locate the car and give you recovery information.They likely want to know who was driving and you will have to tell them as well.But this is all you can do to get your car back hopefully.I think this is your next step in this case.
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Ohio Failure To Stop – Laws & Penalties
In most circumstances, failure to stop is a 1st Degree Misdemeanor punishable by up to 6 months in jail and fines up to $500. However, if the accident resulted in serious injury of the other person, the charge is elevated to a 5th Degree Felony and is punishable by 6-12 months in prison and up to $2,500 in fines.
In addition to jail time and fines you will face a suspension of your driver’s license for a period no less than 6 months.
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You would report it where it was last seen and there was the accident.They can locate the car for you.You can tell then the truth that the boyfriend hit the sign and left the car.They will locate it and you likely have to pay some storage and towing here.